BBC News - Asia
The latest stories from the Asia section of the BBC News web site.
HK policemen arrested over beating
Seven Hong Kong policemen are arrested in connection with the beating of a pro-democracy protester in October.
Uighur scholar's students on trial
Seven university students linked to jailed Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti have reportedly gone on trial in China's westernmost province of Xinjiang.
Cricketer Hughes 'remains critical'
Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head by a ball in a match.
Kim Dotcom declares he is 'broke'
The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle.
AC/DC drummer appears in court in NZ
The Australian drummer of rock group AC/DC briefly appears in court in New Zealand, arriving late, to face a charge of threatening to kill.
Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested
A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca is arrested in Dhaka for insulting Islam.
Dozens arrested in HK crackdown
Scores of protesters including two prominent student leaders are arrested in Mong Kok during operations to dismantle protest camps.
High turnout in Kashmir election
The first round of voting in India's Jammu and Kashmir sees a high turnout as PM Narendra Modi's BJP tried to win power for the first time.
Top Thai policeman 'defamed royals'
A third senior police officer in Thailand is charged with insulting the monarchy, bribery and corruption as part of a major investigation.
Northern China mine fire kills 24
At least 24 miners are killed and dozens are injured by a fire at a mine in China's Liaoning province, state media report.